Executive Assistant Salary (Canada)

An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of C$49,387 per year.
Executive Assistant Salary (?
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C$36,081 - C$64,795
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MEDIAN: C$49,386
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Executive Assistant Salary (?
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C$14.27 - C$29.10
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MEDIAN: C$19.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$36,081 - C$64,795  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,255  
Profit Sharing
C$408.51 - C$5,383  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,155  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,016 - C$66,775  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,889
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.27 - C$29.10  
   
Overtime
C$1.45 - C$43.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,255  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,155  
Profit Sharing
C$408.51 - C$5,383  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,016 - C$66,775  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,131
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Pay Difference By Location

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Executive Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?
Executive Assistant in Ottawa:
"Work-Life Balance."
Pros: I like the flexibility that may job allows as well as how my company's values and complement many of my own.
Cons: It can be challenging to hold a position that requires the constant shifting of priorities.
Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Do What You Do"
Pros: This job is perfect for growth. I am given a lot of responsibility and leeway. I have the opportunity to research new things and the experience is invaluable.
Cons: The job can be very boring, and the office isn't great. But it's great to have a job, and everyone has to start at the bottom.
Executive Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: I really enjoy my job everyday is different and it present many challenges that I love to solve. It is also a very rewarding place to work!
Cons: Work could become monotonous.
Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"The good and bad of it all"
Pros: Helping out, solving issues, booking calendars, investigating, gathering information, meeting clients, phone conversations with clients, preparing files, word, creating documents, administrating, flexibility.
Cons: Insurance summaries, Excel, deadlines, underwriting, stress.

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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Travel Planning
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Project Management
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Travel Administration
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Event Planning
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Office Management
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Corporate Communications
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Administration
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Organizing
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Office Administration
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Accounting
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National Average
C$49,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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